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by Deshmukh, Sunil K.
<P>The book deals with the application of fungi and the strategic management of some plant pathogens. It covers fungal bioactive metabolites, with emphasis on those secondary metabolites that are produced by various endophytes, their ...eBook
by Maheshwari, Ramesh
<P>Fungi are now at the forefront of research on mechanisms in gene silencing, biological rhythm, mating processes, biogenesis of intracellular organelles, adaptations to hostile habitats, structure of natural populations, and speciation. ...eBook
Cereals, Volume 2
by Ram J. Singh & Prem P. Jauhar
<p>Summarizing landmark research, Volume 2 of this essential series furnishes information on the availability of germplasm resources that breeders can exploit for producing high-yielding cereal crop varieties. Written by leading international ...eBook
by Singh, Ram J.
<P><STRONG>Medicinal Plants, Volume 6</STRONG> of the Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop Improvement series summarizes landmark research and describes medicinal plants as nature's pharmacy. </P> ...eBook
by Singh, Ram J.
Summarizing landmark research, <b>Volume 4 </b>of this essential seriesfurnishes information on the availability of germplasm resources that breeders can exploit for producing high-yielding oilseed crop varieties. Written by leading ...eBook
by Singh, Ram J.
Summarizing landmark research, Volume 3 of this essential series furnishes information on the availability of germplasm resources that breeders can exploit for producing high-yielding vegetable crop varieties. Written by leading international ...eBook
Transgenesis in Plants
by Yves Tourte
<p>This work reviews the theoretical and historical basis of genetic engineering, particularly in regard to genetically modified plants, and details techniques of creating genetically modified organisms. It describes research programs and ...eBook
by A.C. Chang
<p>This text not only explores the breeding problems for Agaricus bisporus, the button mushroom, but approaches the subject in the context of the large range of edible mushrooms which are currently under commercial cultivation worldwide. From ...eBook
by Folta, Kevin M.
<P>Recent interest in the health-related, culinary, and biological properties of berries is stimulating new initiatives in berry breeding and production. Breakthroughs in molecular technologies allow genomics-enabled approaches to augment ...eBook
by de la Vega, Marcelino Perez
<P>Cool season grain legumes including pea, faba bean, lentil, chickpea, and grass pea are extensively grown in many parts of the world. They are a primary source of proteins in human diet. This volume deals with the most recent advances in ...eBook
by Wang, Yi-Hong
<P>The last two decades has been the most exciting period in cucurbit genetic, genomic, and breeding research especially for cucumber, melon, and watermelon. In addition, cucumber became the first cucurbit to be sequenced, after other field ...eBook
by Henry, Robert J.
<P>Eucalypts are used for the production of paper products, firewood, charcoal, potential feedstocks for bioenergy and biomaterials, as ornamentals and landscape trees, and in land rehabilitation. Eucalypt breeding is at an early stage with manyeBook
by Cai, Hongwei
<P>Forage crops include several species of grasses and legumes that are widely used as animal fodder in the form of hay, pasturage and silage, as well as for turf and erosion control. Some forage grasses are also being considered for bio-energy ...eBook
by Edwards, Dave
<P>The book describes the history of <EM>Brassica</EM> oilseed crops, introduces the <EM>Brassica</EM> genome, its evolution, diversity, classical genetic studies, and breeding. It also delves into molecular genetic linkage and physical maps, ...eBook
by Mallikarjuna, Nalini
<P>Peanut, an amphidiploid, is an important food and oil crop and has an interesting evolutionary history. This book provides a glimpse of the advances in genetic resources and genomics research of peanut made during the last decade. It containseBook
by Kang, Byoung-Cheorl
<P>Peppers and eggplants are two leading vegetable crops produced and consumed worldwide. To facilitate the breeding for agronomical traits such as disease resistance and quality, diverse molecular genetic studies have been carried out. Recent ...eBook
by Joshi, C. P.
<P>Written by researchers representing six countries and 28 institutions, this book highlights the development of the genus <EM>Populus</EM> as a model organism for tree genomics. Reflecting an impressive depth of coverage, the contributors' ...eBook
by Henry, Robert J.
<P>The fast-growing sugarcane plant is a major source of sugar (sucrose) in tropical and sub-tropical regions. The high productivity of the plant also makes it a key target for use as an energy crop. The fiber of the plant is used to generate ...eBook
by Hu, Jinguo
<P>The sunflower has fascinated mankind for centuries. The oilseed sunflower contributes approximately ten percent of the world's plant-derived edible oil and the confection type sunflower holds a considerable share of the directly consumedeBook
by Sadowski, Jan
<P>Due to their diversity, vegetable Brassicas are of great economic import and offer unique opportunities to enrich our knowledge about plant growth, development, and rapid phenotypic evolution. By applying emerging genomic technologies, we mayeBook